Krita 4.1.3 is Available to Install via PPA for Ubuntu 18.04 and 18.10 - The latest Krita 4.1.3 is finally landed in Launchpad. Currently, only Ubuntu 18.04, Linux Mint 19, and Ubuntu 18.10 are supported.

Krita is a free and open source digital painting application for artists who want to create professional work from start to end. It's used by comic book artists, illustrators, concept artists, matte and texture painters and in the digital VFX industry.

It features a low-distract UI, high-quality OpenGL accelerated canvas, color management support, advanced brush engine, non-destructive layers and masks, group-based layer management, vector artwork support and switchable customization profiles.

Krita digital painting runs on Linux, Mac OS, and Microsoft Windows.

Where Krita 4.1.2 Went to?

The Team had 4.1.2 prepared, but the Windows builds were broken because of a change in the build infrastructure.

Krita Ubuntu Linux

While they were fixing that, Dmitry made a couple of bug fixes really wanted to release immediately, like an issue where multi-line centered text would be squashed into a single line when you’d edit the text. So they went and created a new version.

Install / Upgrade Krita in Ubuntu Linux

There are about a hundred fixes and improvements, this is a pretty important release. So they urge everyone to update as soon as possible!.

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You can easily install it via Krita Lime team PPA in Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish and 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver as follows :

Step 1 - Open terminal via app launcher or simply press Ctrl+Alt+T.

Open Ubuntu's terminal

Step 2 - Run this command to add PPA in Ubuntu :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kritalime/ppa

Type your password (no visual feedback) and press Enter continue.

Step 3 - Now run the following command to install / upgrade Krita in Ubuntu desktop :

sudo apt-get install krita

or launch launch Software Updater if you have installed any previous version.

For those who use Ubuntu 16.04 and 14.04, simply download the Appimage format (64 bits only) > give it permission > and execute. No installation needed.